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Duty lawyer goes regional!

We are pleased to announce that our VCAT duty lawyer service for guardianship and administration matters will be making regional attendances next month.

We provide free legal advice and assistance to people who are the subject of a guardianship or administration application.

If there is a hearing about you on the day we are there, we can meet with you, provide you with advice, and represent you in the hearing. You can meet us at the Tribunal, or call and make an appointment.

If you don’t have a hearing that day, but would like to meet with a lawyer to talk to us about a guardianship or administration matter affecting you, you can call the numbers below to make an appointment.

We will be at Ballarat on 12 September – call 0481 091 061 to book an appointment

We will be at Shepparton on 17 September – call 0481 091 944 to book an appointment

We will be at Morwell on 18 September – call 0481 091 061 to book an appointment

To read more about our duty lawyer pilot at the William Cooper Justice Centre, see our previous post.

Administration, Guardianship, Legal Assistance, News

Duty Lawyer Service – VCAT Pilot

Villamanta Disability Rights Legal Service Inc. are combining with Deakin University’s Deakin Law Clinic to provide a Duty Lawyer service at the Guardianship List of VCAT in Melbourne.

The Duty Lawyer service will operate on Wednesdays, starting Wednesday 7th August, until further notice. If you have a Guardianship List hearing coming up, you can contact the Deakin Law Clinic in advance to make an appointment to get some advice and possible legal representation. Contact can be made by phone: (03) 9244 3000 or email: law-clinic@deakin.edu.au

You can also ask to see one of the Duty Lawyers on the day of your hearing if it is on a Wednesday, when you arrive at the William Cooper Justice Centre. Please arrive earlier than your hearing time to make sure you have time to talk with a Duty Lawyer.

More information here

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